"CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATION AND THE MODERN WORLD" Amman by DAO

Amman Travel Guide: 766 reviews and 1,627 photos

CITY ON THE MOVE

Amman is a crazy place of nearly crashing cars, colourful crowds of people and a sprawling dusty landscape. It?s all here and it is one of the few places in the world where a taxi is good value for money and the only practical way around. Amman is the gateway to all of the fabulous Kingdom of Jordan.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:ANCIENT CAPITAL AND CIVILIZATION
  • Cons:DUSTY AND OVERCROWDED
  • In a nutshell:LARGE MODERN CITY WITH AN AMAZING HISTORY
  • Last visit to Amman: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • starship's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2012 at 5:00 AM

    Nice tips -- I want to hear about the border guard story though!

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2009 at 6:55 AM

    Thanks for these tips-especially the car-hire. We will be visiting Jordan in Feb/March 2010 so I am collecting tips.

  • risse73's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2008 at 3:07 PM

    Finally, the web link for Dallah works! Thanks again. BTW...the Crowne Plaza was not bombed in 2005. It was Days Inn along with the other two I mentioned previously.

  • Tom_In_Madison's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2007 at 8:34 AM

    Nice photo from that hotel. Different world.

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